Private Tour - A Historic Tour of the Mysterious Lives of Samurai in Sakura

Visit an area rich in samurai history and enjoy its natural beauty.

Sakura City, an hour away from the center of Tokyo, was once a castle town. Sakura Castle no longer exists today, but was home to samurai 400 years ago.
Samurai, Japanese warriors, with swords on their hips, used to rule the land and the people in various areas of Japan.

Sakura City is still covered in traces of this historic period; the samurai period, with the ruins of Sakura Castle, large houses that once belonged to samurai and a museum of Japanese swords – aka the souls of samurai.

Sakura has a wonderful natural environment which has stayed unchanged since this time. Enjoy a refreshing walk around Sakura Castle Ruins Park, and a day away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.
* Duration: 5 to 6 hours
* Starts: Sakura, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Visit an area rich in samurai history and enjoy its natural beauty.

Sakura City, an hour away from the center of Tokyo, was once a castle town. Sakura Castle no longer exists today, but was home to samurai 400 years ago.
Samurai, Japanese warriors, with swords on their hips, used to rule the land and the people in various areas of Japan.

Sakura City is still covered in traces of this historic period; the samurai period, with the ruins of Sakura Castle, large houses that once belonged to samurai and a museum of Japanese swords – aka the souls of samurai.

Sakura has a wonderful natural environment which has stayed unchanged since this time. Enjoy a refreshing walk around Sakura Castle Ruins Park, and a day away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tsukamoto Museum, 1-4 Urashimmachi, Sakura 285-0024 Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Makata Shrine, 933-1 Kaburagimachi, Sakura Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Samurai Houses, 57, 60, 61Miyakojimachi, Sakura 285-0016 Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hiyodori Hill, 5 Jonaicho, Sakura 285-0017 Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sakura Castle Site Park, Jonaimachi, Sakura 285-0017 Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Japanese History, 117 Jonaicho, Sakura 285-0017 Chiba Prefecture

Duration: 1 hour